Nikhil Shah joined CRU in 1995. He has a Masters degree in Business Economics from London University.
Nikhil is responsible for CRU’s Nickel research. He is author and editor of the Nickel Monitor and the Nickel Market Outlook. He also contributes to other areas of the team including Nickel costs and Stainless Steel.
Nikhil previously worked in CRU's Aluminium team, heading up the Aluminium Raw Materials team, having responsibility for Alumina, Bauxite, Carbon and Power.
Before discussing CRU’s outlook and key risks for battery metals in 2020, it is important to first examine the key price drivers in 2019.